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William Hurtle ROBERTS

Regimental number5526
Place of birthWaitchie Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNowie via Swan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Joseph John Roberts, Nowie via Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Marion ROBERTS, Norrie, Swan Hill, Victoria. Native of Waitchie, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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